The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
WSUS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.03% 5.62% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 15
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -21.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WSUS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Merseyside region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Merseyside

WSUS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec